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When: 11am - 3pm, Sunday, 17th February 2019

Where: Radcliffe Road, Belfast, Christchurch

Come and explore one of Christchurch’s Regional Parks with the Styx Living Laboratory Trust. Bring your friends and family for a walk through eight hectares of planted native forest, natural waterways and lakes with local experts to learn about the natural environment of the Styx River and Kā Pūtahi Creek.

Around 30 different environmental and cultural groups will be there on the day. You can try your hand at a range of fun activities related to environmental monitoring, research and citizen science involving local wildlife, plants, water quality, Maori cultural values and local history.

Find out how to become involved in environmental monitoring programmes in the Styx area, or just enjoy a day in the sun.

Food and refreshments available.